Treats of the Epiphany > Recipes III

Posted On January 6, 2007

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Jicama Salad With Lime-Cilantro Dressing
Yields > 4 servings

Ingredients >
1 pound jicama, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch-by-2-inch sticks
1 bunch watercress, lower stems removed
4 large romaine leaves (optional), tough stems removed, and torn into pieces

Dressing >
3/4 cup olive oil
1/3 cup lime juice
1/4 teaspoon lime zest
1/2 cup roughly chopped cilantro
Fresh hot green chilies to taste
Coarse salt to taste

Method >
1. Whisk dressing ingredients.
2. In serving bowl, combine jicama, watercress and romaine. Drizzle 1/4 cup dressing over top. Refrigerate remaining dressing for another use. Season salad with more salt if desired.